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Boston's oldest, largest and best-known art institution, the MFA houses one of the world's most comprehensive art collections and is renowned for its Impressionist paintings, Asian and Egyptian collections and early American art.
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465 Huntington Ave, Avenue of the Arts, Boston, MA 02115-5597
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-267-9300
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Reviewed yesterday

Not only is it a easy Museum to stroll through. have a meal there but is very easy to get from Boston. Hop on the green line a trolley from olden days. Enjoy!

Thank Marion M
Reviewed yesterday

It is the 5th largest fine arts museum in the United State! There were so much to see. I spent 6 hours one day and went back for 2 hours the next days. The docent guided tours were definitely informative. You can spend days and...More

Thank my2cents88
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is always something amazing to see between all the permanent collections and temporary exhibits. I love coming back. I feel like one day is not enough to do everything justice this place is so big.

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the finest museums of fine art in the country. Check before going to see if they have special showings of major artists. This past May I saw M.C. Escher and am so glad I went. For kids, the Egyptian Hall is a must-see....More

Thank Lorraine N
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is beautiful! I like how the pamphlet had a "Top 12 exhibits" to see if you are short on time...I got to see the highlights w/o searching for hours.

Thank xenaht2000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I like the MFA because of their permanent exhibits and also a nice variety of temporary exhibits. A few sections were closed setting up for new exhibits, which was a bit disappointing. The cafe three has a nice ambience.

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As always a premier example of culture and art. Covers not just western civilization but most of the planet.

Thank spw91
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Plan on spending the entire day! Wonderful exhibits. Very large so plan on mapping out the exhibits you really want to dedicate time to and then you can swiftly go through the rest. Has restaurant. Benches throughout so that you can rest or just study...More

Thank Trenda B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is all around a great place for family, friends or even dating. There's always great exhibits

Thank Dshizzle W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The exhibits were well laid out and displayed beautifully with helpful descriptions attached. The tours led by docents Were so educational giving us insight into the artwork and reflected the volunteers Passion for art. We could spend days enjoying the experience.

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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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June 11, 2018|
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Hi --The Boston MFA Egyptian collection is excellent with artifacts and examples from pre-dynastic through the Egyptian Greco-Roman era. Of particular note are the unusually realistic "Reserve Heads" and the "Red Sculpture... More
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Parking yes! No free parking!
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